Bonita Springs YMCA wants to open charter high school

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Brad Wilson

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.,- Expanding the education for Southwest Florida teens! The YMCA of Bonita Springs is on the quest to build a charter high school. The school will be geared tow..
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Driver hits two women on Palm Beach Blvd.

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Brad Wilson

FORT MYERS, Fla - Deputies tell WINK News two women are in critical condition, after being hit by a car on Kingston Avenue. "Oh my gosh! You're freaking out because it happened so ..
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Port Charlotte woman charged 81 times for stealing pain meds

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Brad Wilson

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- A Port Charlotte woman is in jail, accused of taking advantage of the senior citizens she was supposed to be taking care of. Melissa Jean Simmons is facing 81..
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Lightning sparks Golden Gate fire, injures 2 firefighters

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- Firefighters say lightning is to blame for sparking a house fire in Collier County. Two Collier County firefighters are out of the hospital after being inj..
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Deputies arrest Miami man for fraudulent checks in Collier

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A Miami man faces multiple felony charges after Collier County Sheriff's detectives say he cashed fraudulent checks at banks around the county. Detectives arr..
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LCSO takes 4 people away from N. Ft. Myers home in handcuffs

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- Four men were taken away in handcuffs from a house in North Fort Myers today, where a search warrant was served. It all went down on Java Way, near Orange G..
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Softshell turtle recovers at clinic after being hit by a car

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Florida softshell turtle that was carrying eggs was admitted to the Conservancy of Southwest Florida's clinic after being struck by a car in Fort Myers. The res..
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1 student injured in South Florida school stabbing

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say they've arrested a student who stabbed another student at a South Florida high school.    A Sunrise police spokeswoman says the ..
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PGPD arrests 2 teens for thefts of city-owned bikes

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Punta Gorda Police Detectives arrested a second suspect yesterday regarding recent thefts of bicycles. A 13-year-old from Fort Myers and a 15-year-old from Port ..
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Panther siblings celebrate 9th birthday at Gatorland

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla.- Two Florida panthers celebrated their ninth birthdays at Gatorland today. Neiko and Lucy, a brother and sister pair, are a cross between the extremely endangered Flo..
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Vehicle hits a building on Cape Coral Pkwy. W.

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- The Cape Coral Fire Department is on the scene of a vehicle that hit a building at the gas station, located at 1603 Cape Coral Pkwy. W. Firefighters say no one wa..
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FMPD IDs 19 y/o injured in shooting on Zana Dr.

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Fort Myers Police Department are investigating a shooting that happened yesterday just before 8:30 a.m. on Zana Dr. They say a 19-year-old Shanquasia Harris ..
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Authorities investigate suspicious boat at Naples dock

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla.- Authorities are investigating a suspicious boat found at the Naples City Dock this morning. Naples Police and the dockmaster are on the scene, and US Customs has been..
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FDLE investigates deadly shooting on Monte Vista St.

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is assisting the Fort Myers Police Department in investigating a late night murder.FDLE has confirmed a man was shot an..
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Fla. gives preliminary approval to lionfish ban

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A ban on imports of lionfish into Florida has won preliminary approval from the state's wildlife commission.    The Florida Fish and Wildlif..
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State recommends SWFL oil drilling approval

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - The state's Department of Environmental Protection has told a judge that it will not rescind a permit for a Texas company that wants to drill an exploratory oil..
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Fla. woman sentenced for leaving pets to die

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

MILTON, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Panhandle judge sentenced a woman to a year and a day in prison for leaving six starving pets in her Gulf Breeze home.    On Wednesday,..
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Driver in day care crash had no drugs

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) - The driver of a car that crashed into a day care center after being rear-ended by an SUV has tested negative for driving under the influence.   &..
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Fla. woman doesn't blame bear for her attack

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman who was attacked by a bear last weekend says she doesn't want bears to be killed by wildlife officials for doing what wild animals do. &..
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CCSO seeks ID of alleged credit card thief

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives need assistance in identifying a man who fraudulently used a credit card at several locations in Charlotte County earlier thi..
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